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 TEXTILES (TXL)
 
   
TXL109: Basic Sewing Machine and Serger - SBU

In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn to use both the serger* and sewing machine to sew and hem fabric. Acquire skills to correctly thread machine, fill and place the bobbin, and change the foot. Also, learn how to sew straight, zig-zag, basting, and other specialty stitches on the sewing machine. Get hands-on serger experience using overlock stitching to create high quality, soft-feeling seams and fine rolled hems.*

These machines sew through regular-weight fabric, but not heavy duty materials like leather or thick canvas. Go on to create messenger bags, rocket parachutes, clothing, plushies, sails, costumes and more!

Project: Pocket bag

Prerequisites: None

Equipment access: Sewing machine, non-industrial serger sewing machine*

Minimum age: 12

Supervision requirements: During class, all 12- to 15-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

When using these sewing machines outside of class time, 12- to 15-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are required.

* In stores with a non-industrial serger (TechShop Mid-Peninsula and TechShop Chandler) only.



Once you take and successfully pass this class, you can use this equipment for your projects whenever you work at TechShop as a member!

5 sessions currently scheduled:
    Basic Sewing Machine and Serger - SBU Sunday, 8/28/16 1:30 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Basic Sewing Machine and Serger - SBU Friday, 9/2/16 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Basic Sewing Machine and Serger - SBU Saturday, 9/10/16 1:00 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Basic Sewing Machine and Serger - SBU Thursday, 9/15/16 5:30 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Basic Sewing Machine and Serger - SBU Sunday, 9/25/16 1:30 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
TXLCH004: Skill Builder: Waxed Shave Kit

In this Skill Building Class, we’ll use a household sewing machine to construct a waxed canvas shave kit. The basic steps to complete the project are:

1. Make zipper

2. Prep fabric, binding, pull tab, and strap pieces

3. Install zipper

4. Attach pull tab

5. Make boxed corners, attach strap, and finish lining

6. Wax the exterior canvas





1 session currently scheduled:
    Skill Builder: Waxed Shave Kit
(Waxed Shave Kit)
Wednesday, 9/7/16 5:30 PM 3.5 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
   
TXLCH107: Advanced CNC Quilting: Vector Art to Art Quilt

Harness the power of the long arm with this advanced workshop on CNC quilting. Madison and Emily will talk about techniques and materials for advanced free motion quilting, applique, quilt pattern selection, and turning complex art like maps, text, and hand-illustrated patterns into CNC quilting designs.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Advanced CNC Quilting: Vector Art to Art Quilt Friday, 9/23/16 6:00 PM 2.5 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $55.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $60.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
TXL103: CNC Embroiderer SBU

In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn to create custom embroidery designs with the intuitive and easy-to-use Janome embroidery machine. Take part in several demos and become familiar with hooping methods, needles, threading, several types of stabilizers, and more. See how to create digitized stitches based on monogramming and logo art as well as clipart-style designs. New to digitizing? Take TXL204: Digitizer CNC Embroiderer Software next!

Project: Embroidered patch

Prerequisites: None

Equipment access: Embroidery machine

Supervision requirements: During class, all students 8–12 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

When using the laser cutter outside of class time, members 8–12 years of age must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are required.

Once you take and successfully pass this class, you can use this equipment for your projects whenever you work at TechShop as a member!

5 sessions currently scheduled:
    CNC Embroiderer SBU Sunday, 8/28/16 11:00 AM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    CNC Embroiderer SBU Saturday, 9/10/16 3:30 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    CNC Embroiderer SBU Tuesday, 9/13/16 5:30 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    CNC Embroiderer SBU Sunday, 9/25/16 11:00 AM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    CNC Embroiderer SBU Friday, 9/30/16 5:30 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
TXL107: CNC Long Arm Quilting Machine SBU

In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn to quilt effortlessly with TechShop's CNC long arm quilting machine. Practice attaching fabric to the leads, winding bobbins, threading the machine, changing needles, and using the hopping foot. Stay in control with traditional quilting techniques or sit back and enjoy consistent stitch quality while the quilter automatically sews a pattern straight from the computer. Quilting has never been so easy!

Project: Quilt a 20” x 15” square

Prerequisites: Knowledge of quilting a plus

Equipment access: CNC long arm quilting machine

Supervision requirements: During class, all 12- to 15-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

When using the quilting machine outside of class time, 12- to 15-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are required.

Once you take and successfully pass this class, you can use this equipment for your projects whenever you work at TechShop as a member!

3 sessions currently scheduled:
    CNC Long Arm Quilting Machine SBU Sunday, 8/28/16 1:00 PM 4.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $109.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $129.00, No Materials Fee
    CNC Long Arm Quilting Machine SBU Saturday, 9/10/16 1:00 PM 4.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $109.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $129.00, No Materials Fee
    CNC Long Arm Quilting Machine SBU Wednesday, 9/21/16 5:00 PM 4.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $109.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $129.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.